What are the Living Costs at Alma College?
Do you know how much it will cost for you to stay on campus? Consider how much extra you'll pay for living expenses at Alma.
How Does This Affect my Overall Cost of Attending Alma?
Make the best financial choice for yourself by understanding the true cost of college. Begin by being familiar with how much you will pay every year for food, housing, books and more.
A Room, Some Food, and Other Stuff That's Not Free for Some Reason
Housing and meal plans are priced out separately at Alma. The standard student paid $5,119 for housing and $5,119 for dining in 2016 - 2017.
The following table outlines average expected costs at Alma College both for on-campus and off-campus housing, meals and additional expenses.
|Expense||On Campus||Off Campus|
|Room and Board||$10,238||$10,238|
|Other Living Expenses||$2,265||$2,265|
|Books and Supplies||$800||$800|
What's Room & Board Going to Cost Over 4 Years? The Sum Comes to $60,292
There was an average 3.1% price adjustment each year for the past five years in Alma room & board costs. If existing developments in housing and meal expenses carry on, we expect current incoming first year students to pay $14,281 for their first year of college. In their closing year a student would spend somewhere around $14,796 for a two-year degree, and $15,330 for a bachelor degree.
Students obtaining their bachelor's degree will end up paying a total sum of $60,292 in living costs by the time they complete their degree, while associates degree students may pay a total sum of $29,077.
Details on Your Campus Home and Meal Plan
|Are Freshmen Required to Live On Campus?||No|
|On-Campus Housing Capacity||1,323|
|Max Number of Meal-Plan Meals Per Week||N/A|
Affordable On-Campus Living Expenses
Alma students only pay $13,303 to live on campus. A good deal considering the average cost is $14,288.